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The Eerste Divisie fixture at AFAS Trainingscomplex on Friday sees home side Jong AZ take on FC Eindhoven.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Jong AZ v FC Eindhoven can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Jong AZ will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 4-1 Eerste Divisie loss in their previous game against ADO Den Haag.
In that game, Jong AZ managed 56% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Jong AZ was Jayden Addai (4'). On the other side, ADO Den Haag had 21 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. Jort van der Sande (24', 49') and Matteo Waem (40', 54') scored for ADO Den Haag.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where Jong AZ have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Jong AZ have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 10 goals during that time.
Looking at their past form shows that Jong AZ:
- are winless against FC Eindhoven in home games against them for the last 2 league games.
- have not won against FC Eindhoven in their previous 4 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
FC Eindhoven head into the clash following on from a 0-1 Eerste Divisie win with the downing of Telstar in their last outing.
In that game, FC Eindhoven had 47% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 on target. At the other end, Telstar had 14 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Thomas Oude Kotte (56' Own goal) scored for Telstar.
Over the course of their last 6 outings, FC Eindhoven have bagged the sum of 7 goals. FC Eindhoven have also scored in every single one of those games. During that period, their defenders have seen 5 goals scored by their opponents. Previous results aside, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend shall persist in this next match or not.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 23/10/2020 shows us that Jong AZ have won 1 of them and FC Eindhoven 4, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
A combined sum of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 5 from Jong AZ and 11 being from FC Eindhoven. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The previous league encounter between the two was Eerste Divisie match day 29 on 17/03/2023 when it finished Jong AZ 1-1 FC Eindhoven.
The referee was Kevin Puts.
Team News: Jong AZ
The Jong AZ manager Jan Sierksma will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: FC Eindhoven
Out of a mainly healthy group of players, there’s only the one fitness issue for the FC Eindhoven boss Willem Weijs to contend with. Maarten Peijnenburg (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out for this game.
We’re envisaging that FC Eindhoven could well find it tough to be putting a goal past this Jong AZ team who will likely end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re going for a very even match with a 1-0 win for Jong AZ when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AFAS Trainingscomplex (2,383)
Chairman: René Neelissen
Manager: Jan Sierksma
Competitions: Eerste Divisie position 11
🔑 Star Man: Jayden Addai
Usually used in the Left Wing position, Jayden Addai was born in Netherlands. Having made a first senior appearance for Jong AZ in the 2021 - 2022 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 6 league goals in the Eerste Divisie 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in a total of 4 appearances.